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Caffe del Corso

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Italian, Bar, Cafe, Pub
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Corso Vittorio Emanuele 14, 89861 Tropea, Italy
+39 0963 666100
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Bath, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

No trip to Italy would be complete without sampling local ice cream or granita. Situated in the main street this lovely little cafe which has tables outside is not to be missed. A good place to go after dinner for a delicious selection and if the tables at the front are taken then they have a larger one across the... More 

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Carlow, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

This is the best gelateria in Tropea. Old fashioned great quality ice cream. The pastries were also excellent and the staff were exceptional.

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Thank Phmuldoon
Dublin, Ireland
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

The family who run this are wonderfully warm and generous. We had such a lovely welcome every time from the mum, dad and son. They couldn't do enough for us, and everything we had was delicious, including the free snacks they kept giving us. We went back 3 times, such a lovely place and such lovely people! I love giving... More 

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Thank LondonLKC
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

Super friendly staff! Excellent location (perfect for a pitstop before you head for the panorama at the very end of Vittorio Emanuele corso). Best nocciola ice-cream I've eaten in Tropea, together with Frutti di bosco, yumm!! In addition, make sure you try the little muesli-like bars called 'brutti ma buoni', in one word => divine!! I went every day, during... More 

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Arcore, Italy
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

In the hot Tropea a nice refreshing pit stop. Good gelato, we just got two normal "conno" take away for the kids.

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Thank Sorin C
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2015

Ask for the menu front page dessert, it's really good, I think the name is tartufo. The waitress that we ordered to was really friendly, the best waitress in Italy so far, I believe her name is Stephania. This cafe is well located in downtown. The staff speak English.

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Thank Dyego C
Germany
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

We have been there several times. :-)) The Tartufo, as well as the Granita, as well as the icecream and especially the Dolci/sweets were delicioussss!!! The staff was so kind and the service at the table and in the bar was great!!! Greetings from Stoccarda from the purple-haired ;)

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NYC
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2014

Simply the best coffee, the best gelato and the best cornetto in town. Have the tartufo. Superb! Great place for people watching after dinner and, again, best coffee bar for breakfast. Lovely staff.

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Darlington, County Durham
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2014

I must admit. this has a perfect location, midway down the Corso Vittorio Emanuele ll. In the morning, it has perfect shade for that morning coffee and pastries for those who indulge. We went here our first morning and were served by the "older lady" (who we summised was the owner) and she was "perfect!"(Grazie). Lovely smile, courteous and helpful,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

We were in Tropea for 5 days and the first night we discovered Caffe del Corso and have been back everyday after! The gelato is delicious but the wait staff, especially Francesca, made us feel like family every night we went! I cant believe anyone would have a negative word to say! Thanks Caffe del Corso!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Bar, Cafe, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso Vittorio Emanuele 14, 89861 Tropea, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Vibo Valentia  >  Tropea
  • Phone Number: +39 0963 666100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?